Pig Tales: A Novel of Lust and Transformation

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""Animal Farm" meets "The Metamorphosis". . . . A very funny, intelligent book that can be read both for its politics and for its extraordinary depiction of a woman who revels in her bestial transformation."...

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Title:Pig Tales: A Novel of Lust and Transformation
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  • Steven Godin

    I've come across many a happy couple in literature before but never anything quite like this: two lovers being a sow and a wolf. From their various Parisian apartments (or lairs when transformation oc...

  • MJ Nicholls

    You have this friend, she’s been out of work for months. Then she gets this gig at a perfume counter, which also involves being a prostitute. She is routinely abused by her “clients” who use her...

  • Zadignose

    "No one talked in there, they all screamed, sang, drooled, ate on all fours and that kind of thing. We had fun."This stunning book caught me completely by surprise, it is brilliant, and it's right up ...

  • Henning

    Few books have touched me as this one has!At the time of reading it, ten or so years ago, I actually got really scared and had a hard time sleeping for a couple of days. It's so bizarre but in a sense...

  • Francine Maessen

    I never thought I would be the kind of person who would become a vegetarian, but some of the books I read lately made me reconsider eating meat and I'm afraid this book was the last drop.Pig Tales is ...

  • Nate D

    Scathing deadpan pitch-black satire, first on the more personal horrors of being a women within modern society, then a broader survey of society and politics, building into a truly cataclysmic fervor....

  • Daniella

    I might reserve this for an Experimental Read sometime soon.Pig Tales and I go way, way back. When I was a sophomore in college many years ago, I remember my Lit professor introduced me to this novel ...

  • Stephanie Sun

    Girl meets boy. Girl starts gaining weight. Girl gets work in the oldest profession in the world, is upbeat about it.Girl grows extra breast... or two or three or four...And a curly tail.Darrieussecq ...

  • Ed Erwin

    I just realized I'd never added this to my "read" list. I guess that's because I could never figure out what I think about it. It is a sort of dark magical realism that I should like, but somehow didn...

  • Jana

    I don't like when women go overboard with their physical analysis adding feminism and irony. In this story a seductive woman became a pig and her lover became a wolf. And it was boring. Yes, I underst...